Editor Choice, Life

ICF GLOBAL AND AUSTRALASIA UPDATE

The Global Landscape The International Coach Federation (ICF) is the leading global organisation dedicated to advancing the coaching profession.  It achieves this by setting high standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals.  ICF also accredits programs that deliver coach-specific training that adhere to a rigorous review to ensure their…

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Life

Cancer Coaching

1 in 2 Australian men and 1 in 3 Australian women will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85.   Cancer is a leading cause of death in Australia – more than 43,700 people are estimated to have died from cancer in 2011. Cancer accounted for about 3 in 10 deaths in Australia.…

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Specialty

Top 10 Coaching Qualities – Hazel Herrington

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way. I’ve come across and read about several game-changing coaches, as you probably have too. If you watch them closely they all possess one thing in common and this is true regardless of their reach and impact. The truth is they…

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Business

The Superman Syndrome – Charles Barnard

As a business coach who focuses on serving multi-generational family businesses, I have often found that many of the problems present along the lines of “my staff are just not showing any accountability”. Is often accompanied by “My staff are just not motivated”, “I am so busy doing things - I have no time”. The…

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Business

Coaching V Consulting – Jacob Aldridge

Coaching v Consulting Is it the client or the coach who is the fool? When I started my career in 2006, I had to explain to people what ‘business coaching’ was. Now, I have to explain how I’m different from the dozen shonky business coaches they’ve met at networking breakfasts. I do this by telling…

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The Dark Art of Proving Your Worth

The coaching and consulting industry can be a tough place to work. We slave away with clients, do great work, week in week out, then we move on. We start one project, finish another and the cycle continues. The tricky part comes when you are pitching for new work, how do you prove that what…

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Editor Choice, Life

Nothing Great Happens, Until Someone Becomes Passionate!

Anything great in the world has always been achieved by someone with a PASSION. After 22 years of travelling the world presenting to more than 1.5 million people, I have learnt that our lives are made up of four parts Things in your life you LOVE to do;  Things in your life you LIKE to…

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Business

Lead By Example – Donna Stone

As a business and leadership coach, I work with businesses owners, leaders and executives every day. Through my Coach the Coach TM program I also coach other coaches. When it comes to leadership, the biggest (and loudest) message I can send is to lead by example. If you are the business owner who ‘rips off’…

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Life

Five Essential Areas of Total Image Management – Clare Maxfield

Image Management is not just how you look it is a whole concept that makes us up or breaks us down in the eyes of those around us. To think that you can succeed without paying any attention to your image is, simply put, asking for trouble. Your image is just your packaging, and once…

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Business

The Importance of Storytelling

Word of Mouth marketing has existed since the dawn of time. If villagers liked their blacksmith, people talked about him/her throughout the region. Those in need of his specialist services, creating swords to strike a blowagainst the invaders, would travel from afar to obtain his particular brand of steel. When a baker was found to…

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The Neuroscience Behind Emotional Behaviour – Alex Diaz

In any team sport, creating a robust team dynamic is always the greatest challenge for any coach. Team members differ in personality styles, attitudes, motivation, and behaviours. A coach fixated in believing that his message will equally resonate with each player will fail to create a cohesive team approach as individual’s differences are not being considered.…

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Sports

Body Language for Coaches – Allan & Barbara Pease

As coaches, impressions are very important, and your first impression is when potential clients decide 90 per cent of their opinion about you. Whether you’re an executive coach, life coach or sporting coach, it pays to become fluent in reading and sending body language signals. Allan Pease, aka Mr Body Language, has mastered the unspoken…

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